Oil Cleansing 101: How and Why to do it


If you've been struggling with eczema and dry skin like I have, I have some exciting news to share. After years of searching for the perfect cleanser, I finally found the solution to my skin woes: the oil cleansing method! Join me on this journey as we delve into the world of oil cleansing and discover how it can transform your skin, leaving you with a radiant, healthy glow.


The Frustration of Conventional Cleansers

For the longest time, I battled with eczema and dry skin, desperately trying one cleanser after another, all promising to be safe for sensitive skin. Yet, disappointingly, they never lived up to their claims. Instead of feeling cleansed and refreshed, my skin would become excessively dry and trigger irritation in the form of acne and eczema flare-ups. It seemed like an endless cycle of disappointment.


The Unexpected Solution: Oil Cleansing

After some research, I stumbled upon the oil cleansing method, and it changed everything. This method is rooted in the scientific principle that "Like dissolves Like." By using oil to cleanse my skin, I could effectively penetrate my pores, dissolving dirt, buildup, and excess sebum, all while nourishing and preserving my skin's natural moisture barrier & not stripping it of the natural oils it needs.


Revealing the Ancient Secret of Oil Cleansing

Oil cleansing has a rich history that dates back to ancient civilizations, where the secrets to radiant skin was still searched for (....just not in Google!). From the beauty rituals of Egyptians and Greeks to the age-old wisdom of Ayurveda, this all-natural skincare routine has withstood the test of centuries. By tapping into the principle of "Like dissolves Like," our ancestors harnessed the incredible power of oils to deeply cleanse their skin while preserving its invaluable moisture.

Today, this ancient practice has resurfaced in the modern world, and the secret is out – oil cleansing offers a path to unlocking the timeless skincare secrets of the past...even ones that Cleopatra herself used!


Oil Cleansing — 5 Simple Steps to Radiant Skin

So how can you tap into this ancient skincare secret?! Let's dive into the magic of oil cleansing with Natural Origins, our all-natural, tallow-based skincare line designed to target eczema and dry skin. Follow these easy steps to unlock the potential of oil cleansing:


Step #1: Remove Makeup

Begin by gently rubbing T.H.E Cleanser, our 2-in-1 makeup remover & cleanser, into your skin until your face and eye makeup dissolve. Wipe it away with a warm, wet washcloth, allowing your skin to dry completely before moving on to the next step.


Step #2: Massage with Cleansing Oil

Apply a quarter-sized dollop of our nourishing cleansing oil to your hands and gently massage it into your DRY skin using your fingertips. Take about 60 seconds for this step, letting the cleansing oil work its magic by dissolving buildup and nourishing your skin with powerful nutrients. Consider it a mini at-home facial, relaxing and massaging away the stresses of the day!


Step #3: Warm Washcloth Treatment

Wet a clean washcloth with warm (not hot) water and place it on your face until the washcloth cools. Ensure the temperature is comfortable for your delicate facial skin. The warm washcloth opens up your pores, preparing them for a gentle cleanse.


Step #4: Gentle Sweep

Gently wipe away impurities and excess oil with the washcloth, avoiding aggressive scrubbing. Just a few gentle sweeps will do!


Step #5: Repeat if Needed

In most cases, one round of cleansing will be sufficient. However, if you skipped Step #1 and need an extra cleanse to remove makeup, sunscreen, or grime, feel free to repeat the process.


FAQs: Your Oil Cleansing Questions Answered

Q: How often and when should I oil cleanse?

A: For best results, I recommend oil cleansing once per day, every day, in the evening. You can choose to implement it every other day or once a week if you prefer a deep clean less frequently. Evening is ideal to remove impurities accumulated throughout the day. In the morning, simply rinsing with water is sufficient, as our skin undergoes its own cleansing and detoxification process while we sleep.


Q: Can I continue using other skincare products and get facials in conjunction with oil cleansing?

A: Absolutely! To maximize the benefits of oil cleansing, pair it with natural skincare products, makeup, and skin treatments. These will complement the balancing effects of oil cleansing, helping your skin achieve its healthiest state.


Q: What should I use on my skin after oil cleansing?

A: For some, oil cleansing alone provides sufficient hydration and balance. However, if you desire additional moisture and nutrients, our T.H.E BALM, a natural moisturizer, is a perfect choice. Ideal for dry skin, it hydrates, evens out skin tone, heals acne scars, and prevents/diminishes wrinkles.


Discover Natural Origins: Your Path to Healthy Glowing Skin

Ready to experience the magic of oil cleansing with Natural Origins? Say goodbye to the frustration of conventional cleansers and embrace radiant, healthy skin. Click here to explore our range of oil cleansers and take the first step towards your skincare transformation.

Have more questions or need further guidance? Feel free to leave a comment below or reach out to us at shopnaturalorigins@gmail.com. We're here to support you on your journey to naturally healthy & beautiful skin.

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